Wishwa
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Ridiyagama Safari park in Sri Lanka

Biography
♂ Wishwa

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 18 years old
Status:Lost to follow-up
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2006-06-09 captive-born , number 38
Birth place: in Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Parents: Neelagiri x ♀ Kiriya III (Kira)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Ridiyagama Safari park, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

Ridiyagama Safari park
from Shasanawardana Piriwena temple

2006-06-09Shasanawardana Piriwena temple
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Record history
History of updates2020-09-20

Latest document update2024-06-27 16:31:40
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Biography


Wishwa is a living Lost to follow-up Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Ridiyagama Safari park, in Sri Lanka.

Wishwa arrived to the Ridiyagama Safari park unknown date, relocated from the Shasanawardana Piriwena temple, in Sri Lanka.


Social

Wishwa lives together with 3 other elephants at the Ridiyagama Safari park:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Devinuwara Kalana
  2. Isira born 2011
  3. Joe


Origin

Wishwa was born captive-born as birth number 38 2006-06-09 at Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

Parentage


Parents of Wishwa are: ♂ Neelagiri (father) and ♀ Kiriya III (Kira) (mother).

Siblings through the father Neelagiri:

  1. 2004-03-22 -- † 2004-04-22 (M) stillborn
  2. 2004-05-10(M) Kosala (Kosara)
  3. 2004-08-23(F) Sugala
  4. 2005-08-23(F) Tamara

Pedigree


Wishwas ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

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Japan?

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Wishwa, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Ridiyagama Safari park in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5993. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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CategoriesLost to follow-up | 2006 births | With Pedigree | Elephants from Ridiyagama Safari park | Sri Lanka | Asian elephants


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